Takashi Sonobe

 

 

Age: 62

 

Summary: president and chief executive officer of Mitsubishi Motors Corp. who took over in November 2000 after his predecessor resigned in disgrace in a defect cover-up scandal that resulted in the recall of 2 million vehicles, and who was appointed Chairman of the Board in 2002.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: November 21, 1940

 

Died: October 28, 2003

 

Location: Tokyo, Japan